Donations recorded by Vipul Naik (filtered to cause areas matching Evidence-Based Policy and Innovation)

This is an online portal with information on donations that were announced publicly (or have been shared with permission) that were of interest to Vipul Naik. The git repository with the code for this portal, as well as all the underlying data, is available on GitHub. All payment amounts are in current United States dollars (USD). The repository of donations is being seeded with an initial collation by Issa Rice (see his commits) but all responsibility for errors and inaccuracies belongs to Vipul Naik. Current data is preliminary and has not been completely vetted and normalized; if sharing a link to this site or any page on this site, please include the caveat that the data is preliminary (if you want to share without including caveats, please check with Vipul Naik). We expect to have completed the first round of development by the end of December 2018. See the about page for more details.

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Donation amounts by cause area and year

Cause area Total 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Evidence-Based Policy and Innovation 218,422,845.00 41,858,617.00 67,935,874.00 58,728,421.00 16,852,570.00 32,818,217.00 229,146.00
Total 218,422,845.00 41,858,617.00 67,935,874.00 58,728,421.00 16,852,570.00 32,818,217.00 229,146.00

Graph of spending by cause area and year (incremental, not cumulative)

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Donation amounts by donor and year (1 donors)

Donor Metadata Number of donations Number of donees Total 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Laura and John Arnold Foundation FB Tw WP Site 181 107 218,422,845.00 41,858,617.00 67,935,874.00 58,728,421.00 16,852,570.00 32,818,217.00 229,146.00
Total -- 181 107 218,422,845.00 41,858,617.00 67,935,874.00 58,728,421.00 16,852,570.00 32,818,217.00 229,146.00

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Donation amounts by donee and year (30 donees)

Donee Cause area Metadata Number of donors Total 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
MDRC 1 42,350,945.00 2,943,916.00 20,808,688.00 3,304,132.00 294,209.00 15,000,000.00 0.00
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1 17,302,611.00 0.00 0.00 7,455,193.00 0.00 9,847,418.00 0.00
Harvard University 1 12,184,900.00 582,956.00 2,941,762.00 7,489,048.00 240,000.00 931,134.00 0.00
Urban Institute 1 9,625,827.00 0.00 1,191,932.00 8,433,895.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
University of Michigan 1 9,552,897.00 5,986,314.00 2,645,565.00 921,018.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Brown University 1 6,678,232.00 0.00 0.00 6,678,232.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Johns Hopkins University 1 5,946,601.00 0.00 2,253,117.00 3,693,484.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Feeding America 1 5,386,886.00 0.00 0.00 5,157,740.00 0.00 0.00 229,146.00
University of Denver 1 5,105,995.00 5,105,995.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
University of Chicago 1 4,994,399.00 3,211,758.00 1,519,981.00 100,000.00 162,660.00 0.00 0.00
Behavioral Ideas Lab 1 4,333,048.00 0.00 2,291,117.00 986,120.00 1,055,811.00 0.00 0.00
Social Finance 1 4,148,598.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4,148,598.00 0.00 0.00
Social Finance NY State Workforce Re-Entry 2013 LLC** 1 4,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4,000,000.00 0.00
Hire Heroes USA 1 4,000,000.00 4,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Georgia State University Research Foundation 1 3,878,228.00 3,878,228.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences 1 3,822,063.00 319,476.00 3,500,000.00 0.00 0.00 2,587.00 0.00
University of Washington 1 3,431,664.00 590,676.00 199,870.00 2,641,118.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
America Achieves 1 3,422,103.00 0.00 2,592,103.00 0.00 830,000.00 0.00 0.00
William Marsh Rice University 1 3,354,562.00 0.00 597,959.00 1,084,314.00 0.00 1,672,289.00 0.00
Youth Services 1 3,344,350.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3,344,350.00 0.00 0.00
Government of the District of Columbia 1 3,164,536.00 0.00 3,164,536.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
University of California, Berkeley 1 2,978,027.00 1,266,629.00 1,711,398.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Results for America 1 2,715,897.00 2,715,897.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
University of Texas at Dallas 1 2,541,193.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,541,193.00 0.00 0.00
University of Utah 1 2,052,143.00 0.00 0.00 2,052,143.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
University of Texas at Austin 1 2,005,876.00 0.00 1,441,821.00 564,055.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Michigan State University 1 1,907,061.00 0.00 1,907,061.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Veterans Education Success 1 1,874,118.00 1,874,118.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Nonprofit Finance Fund 1 1,773,660.00 0.00 350,000.00 0.00 1,423,660.00 0.00 0.00
University of Illinois 1 1,760,785.00 0.00 1,760,785.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Total -- -- -- 218,422,845.00 41,858,617.00 67,935,874.00 58,728,421.00 16,852,570.00 32,818,217.00 229,146.00

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Donation amounts by influencer and year

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Donation amounts by country and year

If you hover over a cell for a given country and year, you will get a tooltip with the number of donees and the number of donations.

For the meaning of “classified” and “unclassified”, see the page clarifying this.

Country Number of donations Number of donees Total 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
United States 181 107 218,422,845.00 41,858,617.00 67,935,874.00 58,728,421.00 16,852,570.00 32,818,217.00 229,146.00
Classified total 181 107 218,422,845.00 41,858,617.00 67,935,874.00 58,728,421.00 16,852,570.00 32,818,217.00 229,146.00
Unclassified total 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Total 181 107 218,422,845.00 41,858,617.00 67,935,874.00 58,728,421.00 16,852,570.00 32,818,217.00 229,146.00

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